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MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 12:00am PST
and republicans that education is the solution to the problem. if we just figure out better to educate our poor kids we could reduce the inequality. and the president today acknowledged that may not be enough. >> the outcomes we're having today, the health care, the budget, reforming our financial systems, all of these things will have a practical effect on americans, i am convinced the decisions we make in the next few years, will determine whether or not america will be the country where children can grow up and have opportunities that are real. >> i have seen you talk about your work in education as fundamentally driven towards precisely the kinds of goals the president talks about today. reducing inequality. expanding social mobility. and i wonder what your take is on how much of that can be achieved through education, while we have seen outside the schools such a massively expanding amount of poor people. >> yeah, i think part of the problem that we have in the debate today is that people think that you either have to solve the problem of poverty through social programs or it is all about
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
that poverty because she lumberjacks a decent education or a health care or a community that views her future as their own it should offend all of us. the combined trends of declining mobility it poses a threat to our way of life. what drives me as a zbroond, a son, a father, as an american is to make sure that every striving hard-working optimistic kid in america has the same incredible chance that this country gave me. >> the current minimum wage is $7.25, adjusted for inflation. that's more than $3 less than the minimum wage was back in 1968. president obama said he'll support a senate bill to increase the minimum wage to $10.10 but not going to be easy. >> what would the prospects of that be not only in the senate but the house? >> they are not good. it would be easier to do that than to increase taxes on the wealthy at this point in time because that's been ruled off the table by congressional republicans. if you're going after inequality with those brunt instrument, minimum wage would be easier to do. income in equality, the historical trends are staggering. with respect to fast food wo
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 12:00am EST
that a first lady could have by being herself, by shining the light on a dark corner, by educating the public. >> next up we'll listen to president ford himself announcing the results of her surgery. >> i just returned from the hospital where i saw betty as she came from the operating room . the doctor assured me that she came through the operation all right. [applause] it's been a difficult 36 hours which our faith will sustain us and betty would expect me to be here. >> in a few weeks i will complete my chemotherapy treatments and that will be another milestone for me. since that first year i have not talked much about the difference of my experience with cancer. and t the my mast tecttoim the mastectomy and the discussion about it i was glad to see it because it prompted a large number of women to go and get checkups in their local communities. it made my recup relation easier because i knew that i was helping others. i make this progress report to help cheer up those who have just had an operation for cancer and to encourage them to keep up their good spirit. part of the battle against ca
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm EST
education president. here are the dismal results of the organization for economic cooperation and development global test. the mouthful. fifteen euros in countries and large economies. in mathematics there is no surprise. singapore, hong kong, taiwan, south korea. yes. here we are. we are 26 on this list. thirty-four jurisdictions. in been reading a little bit of an improvement, shanghai, here we go again, ranking first followed by hong kong, singapore, south korea. the united states, a little better there. that is pretty good. it puts us in the middle. shanghai ranks first followed by sean -- hong kong. singapore and japan in science. the united states is better at science that we are math. anyway. the fact of the matter is we are 21st. there is no good news. i was trying to think away to make that -- make you feel better about that, but it is not going to happen. hard to believe that american exception was and continues into the next generation with test results like these raising the question, does it? joining us now, a veteran political consultant, national review columnis
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
, for the first time we're actually budgeting continuing -- state dollars for continuing education. as we urge people to change their aroach to continuing education -- approach to continuing education from a kind of large auditorium, you know, you close the school for a day, you headache everybody hear the same lecture and precious little chance for real discussion between teachers and those that are leading the discussion. we're trying to change that model as well to be supportive of the kind of broader and larger change that we want to see made in the school systems across the state. >> so how much per pupil is spent in connecticut today? >> um, it varies widely. from district to district. it is one of the largest state programs, that is a kind of distribution of dollars in the education cost-sharing grant allocation. no district has lost any money since i've become governor, but the vast majority of the additional dollars have gone to those districts most in need. and that is a break with the it's. previously, if you put additional money into the education cost-sharing grant fund, it would
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
. the education system is riddled with problems. and you also see that there is an increasing public corruption. so the current president has been involved in a huge scandal involving his private home. so people look to nelson mandela and think theres with a leader. there was someone with real integrity. so i think that this is a moment for people to look back and reflect on where they've come from and how to get back on the right path. >> woodruff: and also by definition losing what i think you call the moral center for the country. >> well, i think for many people nelson pan della does represent a kind of moral center. and a choice to turn away from violence, to turn away from strife. and to turn away from racial divisions. and instead of standing in judgement of one another, to reconcile and to admit that we did terrible things to each other. but now we're ready to move on. and i think that was the great gift of nelson mandela. that he was able to bring people together in a way that made them feel that they could forgive and made them move on. >> woodruff: lydia, one other thing. you wrote t
CNBC
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
in the workshop and educators can get lesson plans to use in the classroom. >> you don't use sugar for any of these things, right? sugar has seen a big decrease in the last five weeks. sugar prices have dropped pretty steadily in the last five weeks. there's nothing surprisingly in the 12 days that uses sugar, right? >> if you remember last year, becky, we had the drought in the summertime which drove up food prices and grain prices. >> right. right. >> which caused the bird costs to go up. this year both energy and food prices are down. >> we were going to play a little music or something so the total price is, did you tell us that already, $27,993.17. up 7.7% this year, joe. >> 7.7. inflation. all right, jim. thank you. >> good to see you. happy holidays. >>> folks, it is cyber monday. that's when people return to work and do some shopping online. we're going to talk about ecommerce prospects when "squawk box" comes right back ♪ ♪ the most wonderful time of the year ♪ capital to make it happen? without the thinking that makes it real? what's a vision without the expertise to execut
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
, but stronger labor laws, more funding for education and a social safety net. >> but the idea that a child may never be able to escape that poverty because she lacks a decent education or health care or a community that views her future as their own? that should offend all of us. the combined trends of increase and equality and decreasing mobility pose a fundamental threat to the american dream, our way of life and what we stand for around the globe. >> susan page is the washington bureau chief for usa today. clarence page, no relation, pulitzer prize-winning columnist and it's the first time we've had the pages squared on my show. >> it's great to have both of you. the president ticked off the statistics to how a growing number of americans face the reality of lower, real wages and higher costs. the prospect of a next generation with fewer opportunities for economic advancements that all to me sounds like, susan, a lot of the rhetoric from his 2008 campaign. why this push now and why the prospects of change now? >> i think it dates back to the 2008 presidential campaign and these their is wha
NBC
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
in 1990. jean elle has the impact in the world of education and sports. we begin with the worldwide tribute happening as we speak. as dawn broke, the celebration in south africa continues, the nation lovingly remembering the man. president obama said mandela's journey from prisoner to president, taught him the power of hope. >> we've lost one of the most influential, courageous and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with on this earth. >> reporter: mandela was born in south africa's black elite. but he led the movement against apartheid and was thrown in jail. tonight, south africans remember. >> our thoughts are with the millions of people across the world who embrace him as their own. >> reporter: when nelson mandela walked free after 27 years, he won the presidency, calling for racial reconciliation. and he made it work. no retribution. no trials. just forgiveness and an example to all. the world embraced nelson mandela. the u.s. congress gave him highest honors. tonight, the white house's flag is at half-staff. and this sign is up at the apollo theater.
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm EST
. >>> a troubling trend when it comes to american kids and education. why they are lagging behind their overseas counter parts. >>> there's safety briefing requirement put into effect for all new york metro transit workers in the wake of sunday's deadly train derailment. investigators are trying to determine how and why that derailment happened. jay gray has the latest on the search for clues at the scene in the bronx. jay? >> reporter: hey, there, good evening, pat. two days later, there's more questions than answers here right now. one of the biggest questions continues to be, was the accident caused by mechanical or human error. >> a >> reporter: for the first time today, we are hearing the radio calls from the first firefighters on the scene of sunday's deadly north commuter train accident. in the wake of the tragedy, we are learning more about the man at the controls of the train. 46-year-old william rockefeller, a veteran engineer was injured in the accident. nbc news confirmed he told investigators he zoned out and doesn't recall any specifics about the moments before the train left the t
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
read so much about, that i had educated others in the california legislature, that that ione to jail for, had rallied on college campuses for, and all of a sudden, when he landed, in los angeles, when we created the big welcome event for him, there he was, and i was dumbstruck. i was in all of him, and, of course, you know, there is no one else like him. >> congresswoman, someone -- the emancipation proclamation took a long time to come to fruition. we move from the civil war into the 1960's. that is our experience. there is a different south african experience. thesimilar or different is black experience in south africa, versus the united states? >> apartheid in south africa was the worst kind of oppression you could ever imagine. not only did you have people who to areas fard outside of the main cities of south africa, who lived in shanties, one water fountain that served thousands and people brown, or white, and if you fell in the black category or the brown category, you simply could not be educated, you simply could not have a decent job. you worked in the mines for pennies. it
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am EST
journalism, period. >> start with one issue education... gun control... the gap between rich and poor... job creation... climate change... tax policy... the economy... iran... healthcare... ad guests on all sides of the debate. >> this is a right we should all have... >> it's just the way it is... >> there's something seriously wrong... >> there's been acrimony... >> the conservative ideal... >> it's an urgent need... and a host willing to ask the tough questions >> how do you explain it to yourself? and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story weekdays at 5 eastern only on al jazeera america >> and welcome back. tonight we're looking in depth at health care in privately run prisons in america and in the second part of his investigation, america tonight's adam may, said that in an effort to save money, privatized care has sentenced some prisoners to death. >> it's a growing trend, states looking to trim budgets. to date, at least 28 states have privatized prison care. american friend services, in arizona, since the time the state privatized the prison health care , cost d
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 7:00pm EST
talks about education in the u.s.. >> being lady like does not require silence. why should my husband's job or yours prevent us from being ourselves? i do not believe that being first lady should prevent me from expressing my ideas. [applause] >> betty ford spoke her mind, pro choice and a supporter of the equal rights amendment. she and gerald ford openly discussed her experience with breast cancer. for much of her family's public life she struggled with alcohol and drug dependency and confronting it defined her post white house years. >> welcome to first ladies influence and image. tonight we'll tell you the story of elizabeth ford, the wife of president gerald ford. here to tell her story is richard norton smith. you know him, he's one of our academic advisors for the whole project. he's helped launch a number of presidential libraries among them the gerald r. ford library in michigan. you developed a relationship with the fords so you bring that to the table. >> sure. i try to be as objective as possible. but i was very fortunate to become a good friends of both of the fords. >> w
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
an economy are blooming for people with access to greater education, more experience in high-tech industry, and not necessarily people who are in our neighborhoods. >> reporter: gabriel metcalf of the san francisco planning and research association understands the apprehension. >> people are really afraid especially renters like me if you lose your apartment, you have to move out of the city most likely. >> reporter: speaking of moving, a just released mayoral task force report estimates the city will need to spend $10 billion on roadways and transportation just to keep pace with the growth. >> we are going to be in for a world of hurt if we don't start aggressively investing in transit. >> reporter: are we looking at gridlock? >> yes. i'm already seeing it. >> on muni now, it has $2.2 billion in unfunded deferred maintenance. >> reporter: the building goes on and on and on with the next big project being the planned warriors arena on the waterfront which is enjoying a growing support despite critic charges that it's too big and will be a traffic nightmare. according to a new kpix 5/surv
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 12:00am PST
investment track records on wall street. he orchestrated a campaign at colleges across the country to educate and mobilize action on entitlement reform and other government spending. he says without a major overhaul soon today's young people will be robbed of the future benefits and standard of living they deserve. i am pleased to have stan druckenmiller at this table. welcome. >> good to see you. >> rose: can i just start with understanding you, you know, this remarkable record with duquesne and with quantum fund and george soros and the relationship you've had. you -- where are you in your life? >> rose: you mean what am i doing? >> yeah. >> i'm still moneying very actively. >> rose: for family or for -- >> for family and the family foundation. i go to work at about 6:00 and i come home at 6:00. i'm still in love with markets. the only thing that's changed is i'm not competing anymore so i'm not managing other people's money but i love markets and i love the intellectual challenge as much as i ever have. >> rose: is that what you love about markets? the intellectual challenge? >> yes, also,
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
, a conversation about charting a different course in the world of higher education. today, spelman's beverly daniel tatum became one of four college presidents and the first from a historically black institution to receive the carnegie corporation's annual leadership award. the foundation cited her work in encouraging women to pursue careers in the so-called stem fields of science, technology, engineering and math and for her decision to drop intercollegiate sports in favor of student health. beverly tatum joins us now from atlanta. welcome, professor at that time up, president tatum. >> thank you so much. in full disclosure carnegie is one of our funders here at the newshour but i want to ask you who has motivated ou to refocus the academic goals at spelman and whether that is applicable elsewhere. >> well, let me begin by saying that at spelman we have been focused on stem education as well as a broader liberal arts focus for many years. and that doesn't begin with me but i'm happy to say that since i've been president at spelman we've been able to keep moving forward at a time when we se
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 12:00am EST
. >> the director of the sixth sense, says there are five things we can do to fix education in america >> the united states has education apartheid, that's the facts... >> talk to al jazeera with m. night shayamalan sunday at 7et / 4pt on al jazeera america determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not your particular report was actually abusive, because if it doesn't contain language that specifically threatens you directly or is targeted towards you specifically, they may not consider it abuse. they may consider it offensive. and in that case they just recommend that you block that person. >> i don't want to minimise this, because i mean, there's some really horrible things that are on line, and it's not - it's not just twitter, what has happened through social media and the anonymity of the net is that you see websites, hate-filled websites targetting all sorts of groups, popping up. there has been a huge number of those that exist as well. >> while you were asleep, news was happening. >> here are the stories we're following. >> find out what happen
FOX
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
. the hearing is scheduled for sometime later this month. the department of education also releasing a recent report basically stating the commission has not received educator confidence which is a requirement. the college is moving forward. you can keep track tst progress on a -- of the progress. on the website. back to you. >>> happening today, a man suspected of killing another man over a video game system in san francisco is due no in court. the system, ronnie collins is accused of the fatal shooting of 22-year-old ikenna on sunday in the bayview district. ikenna posted an onlined a for a playstation -- online ad for a playstation. >>> also later today, the suspect in the l.a.x. shooting rampage will also make his first court appearance. 23-year-old paul ciancia will be at a san bernardino county jail. he's being held in federal custody, accused of walking into terminal 3 last month and killing a tsa officer and wounding three other people. investigators say he had a vendetta against the federal government. >>> 7:39. the autopsy on paul walker is complete and the results are expected some
SFGTV
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
as much education and opportunity as we can. and so with that, any help that the public can give us on any of that, the projects that are under way and we will appreciate it and we can't do it by ourselves and i do want to finish with the response that miss brown, we did talk, and i did look up physical the fix folks that she has on there, i have done the work, we don't have anyone that has come for, that i know that x did it and i will not testify. we have in the total, street information, rumor, whatever, but it has all the same names. which some are all of the six and then miss brown has, three of the people on her list, mr. hunter is deceased and mr. thomas is doing a six-year sentence in the state prison for robbery, and paris moffet is in federal custody for several years, primarily for drug violations. so, as far as the other three, i am working right now, i know that one of them recently just got out of custody doing a year on a patrol violation, but as we have talked with the admin and it is the unintended consequence has been the blowing up to the patrol and probation system tha
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 10:30am EST
. we used to call each other and share ideas on tax reform, on education reform, on getting things done. we loved the environment in which you could actually achieve results. that's the great thing about being a governor. and i look at so many members of the utah state legislature who are here, and with each one of the i can tell you stories about how we able to get things done and there can do attitude. just remarkable. joe then went on to the senate and became terribly frustrated with the culture that existed on capitol hill, something that evan knows a lot about. i went on to china to become our senior diplomat running the embassy there, and we kind of regrouped a little bit when joe and nancy jacobson who really was the power behind no labels initially came and said would you like to become a part of this movement? and i thought what on earth is new labels? is a third party effort to try to shipwreck the republicans and the democrats? is it a bunch of mushy moderates trying to get together to take over the world? none of the above. come to find out that it is a group that respects t
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 3:00pm PST
with a second look at an education story with big implications for both students and teachers. it's about a new set of standards known as the common core. our special correspondent for education, john merrow, reports. >> you glis can start. >> freedom of speech should mean what it mean, freedom of speep, shouldn't be limitations on freedom. >> i disagree. >> reporter: students in the center of the room argue their case. >> but you have no proof. >> 30 seconds. >> 18 members on the side-lines offer support. >> they're passing notes saying you should ask this followup question. or look at this page in your text so that you can reference this piece of evidence to support your idea. >> we have power but we also have power. >> reporter: to prepare theo for the debate the 8th graders have read several articles about freedom of speech. >> you can't just say what you are saying because you feel like that's rightment you need to like have evidence about it. >> you said that the government, that we have more power than the government. >> reporter: teacher erin gary keeps score. >> kids collect points for
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 6:30pm EST
, their education, their experience said, "no." why? because they don't want president obama to have these people on this important court. they want to keep the court with a majority of republicans. that is wrong. it's wrong. and there were many reasons that we did what we did but it was the right thing for the country. it's the right thing for democracy. i ask unanimous consent that the senate proceed to executive session to consider nominations calendar number 30, 347, 348, 349, 450, 383, 382 accident 384, 386, 434, 435, 436, and 437, that the nominations be confirmed, the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid on the table, no further action, any statements related to the nominations be printed in the record, that president obama be immediately notified of the senate's action and the senate then resume legislative session. the presiding officer: is there objection? mr. alexander: madam president, reserving the right to object. the presiding officer: the senator from tennessee. mr. alexander: thank you, madam president. reserving the right to object. and again, i'll make my comments a
KRON
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
're gonna give people what here to take care of the spread we would try to do more education and enforcement. >> within a few minutes, the police was on the scene and educated. >> you are not suppose to enter into right here. there is a line in the street to tell you. >> there in force in the role of the bike lanes. maligned these dedicated bike lanes are for bicyclist on less, one you are about to park and you cannot crews looking for a spot. you cannot emerge when there is a break in the by claimed similar to this. >> muni buses are not allowed to use the biplanes to keep on schedule. bike lanes, are for bikes. >> this guy gave me a piece of his mind. >> i teach a the university. i am serious about the spread i do not see you be a part of the solution. >> there you have it, he was driving e illegally and he got a ticket and he stated it was my fault. >> since no matter where you want to put the blame on, the lost a lot. maligned >> as san francisco, still the robbers, kron4 milin san fry roberts kron 4 news. >> coming up on the kron4 morning news. batkid is making his return to san francis
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
could hear people whisper or educate a song and connect and create a song yourself or for probably the next week have your image carved into a pumpkin. but this is what we wanted to do in the living innovation zone. i want to thank planning and public works with other agencies to connect up with the yerba buena community district to bring out the spirit. and think about those experiments being the first of many to bring out the innovative spirits in all corridors. market street is a wonderful beginning because we want to signal how important this street is to our city. this is an international street. i know when john have the conventions all people will come down and experiment with all our local people. but if you can imagine when we started this with an accelerator with green start we signaled a year ago we wanted to bring this innovative spirit out to pause and suggest that maybe clean tech companies or solar companies or university or a sister city can actually demonstrate this on third street or maybe a corridor on howard street or carr developing value and bring this innovat
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
. we are putting billions of dollars into a program which will bring to them education, which will bring to them health, electricity and running water and sewage and all of the other basic amenities which you and i expect of the -- of our authorities to give us. >> tpolicy of moving the bedoui won't become law until the kin he isset passes it. the bedouin says they are determined to stay. israel is unlikely to change their position. there is much more ahead on al jazeera america, including fighting childhood obesity. a new way to get children to lose those extra pounds. >>> being healthy can be fun. >> that's what one doctor is trying to teach kids. morgan radford explains. >> i am not your average doc. exercise is. >> he is known as the hip-hop doc, teaching kids how to eat healthier and he is doing it to a beat. >> a neurologist. >> doctor williams flings born in nigeria. when he came do new york city, he saw the need for a community based approach to healthcare. >> we focus many more resources on healing, on fixing problems than preventing them from starting >> reporter: so
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 9:00pm EST
do to fix education in america >> the united states has education apartheid, that's the facts... >> talk to al jazeera with m. night shayamalan sunday at 7et / 4pt on al jazeera america >> and welcome back. tonight we're looking in depth at health care in privately run prisons in america and in the second part of his investigation, america tonight's adam may, said that in an effort to save money, privatized care has sentenced some prisoners to death. >> it's a growing trend, states looking to trim budgets. to date, at least 28 states have privatized prison care. american friend services, in arizona, since the time the state privatized the prison health care, cost dropped $30 million. 50 people died in arizona department of corrections custody in just the first eight months of this year. compare this to 37 deaths in the previous two years combined. >> some people just believe the government is the only one to care for this people. >> state attorney general john cavanaugh, we asked him whether he thought it put inmates in danger. >> people die in prisons. i receive a lot of hand
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
. here he is. >> i'm only here because this country educated my grandfather on the g.i. bill. when my father left and my mom hit hard times trying to raise my sister and me while she was going to school, this country helped make sure we didn't go hungry. when michelle, the daughter of a shift worker at a water plant and a secretary, wanted to go to college, just like me, this country helped us afford it until we could pay it back. so what drives me as a son, a grandson, a father, as an american is to make sure that every striving, hard-working, on the mystic kid in america has the same incredible chance that this country gave me. >> this is why he was elected, right then. because that grabbed me. the idea we came here and got on the escalator and got better off in this country than we would have gotten in whatever country we came from. the g.i. bill, these are opportunities that we get in this country to move up that escalator. and he was saying i was one of the people who went up that way. we can't stop that escalator. that grabbed me. but i get the feeling sometimes they're afraid t
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
. you went to where. >> never mind. >> oh, my god tell me all these educated people on the set what is he trying to say. >> i went to alabama so i can probably explain it better than anybody else. boy that cuts like a knife. >> tell me, what is the concept. >> we don't know how to kick a field goal when we're at the 15 yard line. >> great game. >> is anyone here? >> kicked the ball -- 59 yard kick but we don't kick a 15 yard field goal. anyway, so let me just say there were a lot of people -- i'm going to say two things so you can't jump on me after i say the first thing. okay. >> okay. >> number one i hate to be harold ford everybody told us back in 1996 when we tried to pass welfare reform and limit the number of weeks, months, years people could be on welfare that we were the most cold hearted hateful people of all time and young children would starve and grand mothers would be thrown out in the snow. we were. we were called the most heartless people of all time. we passed it over two bill clinton wes to. he signed at any time third time. most everybody said that it was a great s
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 1:05am PST
philadelphia. >> this nation must invest in the education for all its children. >> last month at pennsylvania conference for women, speaking to an audience of more than 6,000, she was a keynote alongside hillary clinton. >> i want to give her another round of applause for doing a great job of anyone, a principal. >> her speech was electrifying. >> restoring hope and giving students the sense that anything is possible became my primary responsibility. i reminded the students that hope did indeed reside? strawberry mansion high school. and most of all, everyday i told them, if nobody told you they loved you today, you remember, i do. >> bravo to principal wayman. and our thanks to diane sawyer. >>> to find out how can you help strawberry mansion, go to our website at zero across the entirety. quite co ♪ i love it! ♪ thank you grandma for the dolls. ♪ ♪ i love it! ♪ i'm ninja kicking through the halls. ♪ ♪ i love it! ♪ mom's posting pictures on your wall. ♪ ♪ that's my kind of holiday. ♪ i picked it out in a snap ♪ what made it genius ♪ was my camouflage wrap ♪ that's
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 4:30am PST
fairly sophisticated robots. >> education-wise, these toys are great for learning to program, learning mechanics. >> reporter: at $350, it is pricy. but a screaming solo on a guitar made of legos is priceless. know a traveler tired of pecking at a tiny keyboard on his smartphone? the $100 virtual keyboard connects via bluetooth and projects a laser on any flat service. a stripped down cell phone of sorts in wristwatch form. it lets parents track their kids' location with the accompanying app. kids can use it to make and receive calls but only from specific numbers in their contacts list. for the tech fanatics the $80 controller offers a new way to interact with your computer. forego your mouse and keyboard and use your fingers to play puppeteer or get a science lesson. >> from a learning standpoint this is what gives you incredible detail and control and then uses your hand when it's appropriate or the keyboard when it's appropriate so you get that augmented experience. >> reporter: cooks will appreciate click n grow. these $80 smart planters take out the guesswork out of when to water
KRON
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
or not it could be done. >> we're talking on skilled, under educated people. we are talking about a debate where you have mcdonald's pay them but is the franchisee. mcdonald's did make a lot a money is so that is the corporation. it is not an easy debate to six. i myself, for the record, yahoo did a survey and a lot of people are saying not to raise it. with that they said obviously, it is frustrating to work for $7.25 an hour. but when i was young, mcdonald's was the way for you to get out of your home, meet someone and get ready for college. it was not meant to be a steady job. >> the democrats are pushing for higher minimum wage it will be interesting and 2014. we do not want to go down that way and we do not want to unionize festival. cities that did not have minimum-wage, they are thriving on a free-market system. you have to be educated. is just tough. >> this will be very interesting. >> i know i will get a lot of people that will come out of facebook and said they do not agree. >> you see berkeley did a study. they did a study and wal-mart of how much money that their workers are getting
KRON
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am PST
out there to do a little enforcement and education. and within a few minutes, sfpd or on the st. educating >>: you are supposed to enter until right here. about how can you tell the difference? >>: there's a line right there in the street right there. >>: and enforcing the rules of the bike lanes. these dedicated bike lanes are for bicyclist on less want you are about a park but you can cruise the bike lane looking for a spot and only march when there's a break and the bike lanes similar to this. muni buses are not allowed to use the biplanes to keep on schedule. bike lanes are for bikes. this guy gave me a piece of his mind after being caught in the pipeline and receiving a ticket. >>: i teach at the university and i'm serious about it. i don't see you being part of the solution here. i see you conducting fell. >>: so there you have it. he was driving illegally and a bike lane and it was my fault. >>: no matter who you want to blame it on the lot is still the law. >>: thank you for bringing this to our attention. >>: and san francisco, stanley roberts, kron 4 news. >>james: tem
KRON
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
saw it and were going to get some folks out here take care of it with and do a little education >> and with a few minutes siren sfpd solos were on the scene educating nats: and if you look at the spot right here you are not suppose to enter till right here how do you tell the difference there is a line right there in the street right there maligned and enforcing the rules of the bike lanes. nats: all the way to the right >> these dedicated bike lanes are for bicylist unless you are about to park but you can't cruse the bike lane looking for a spot you can only merge when there is a break in the bike lanes a break simiilar to this muni buses are not allowed to use the bike lanes to keep on schedule bike lanes are for bikes >> this guy gave me a piece of his mind after being caught in the bike and receiving a >> i teach journalism at the univeristy and im serious about this i don't see you being part of the solution i see you getiing some good film. so there you have it he was diving illegally in the bike lane and it's my fault . >> state law prohibits people from driving in the b
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm EST
. and that is what we are doing. we are putting billions into a program which will bring to them education, health, electricity and running water and sewerage and the basic immunities which you and i expect of our authorities to give us. the policy of moving the bedouin will not become law until the kin es et passes it. it is expected to happen soon. the bedouins are determined to stay. israel is unlikely to change its position. >> the nfl regular season winds down. week 13 is separating the contenders from the pretenders. real-life imitates hollywood. fans remember "fast and furious" star paul walker who died in a fiery crash. "fast and furious" not in the conversation >> paul walker's autopsy is being delayed. it's being postponed to wait for dental records. walker is known for the "fast and furious." he died in a fiery car crash outside los angeles. officials say the body was unidentifiable after being badly burnt. walker's fans are honouring his life. his latest project "fast and furious vii" will be put on hold. >> ross is here with sport. a wild day in the nfl. >> teems lighting up the scor
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
temperatures time is of thes education. >> our hearts are breaking. we want our family back. >> we continue to hope for a miracle. >> smith is an experienced pilot. >> it is now 6:36. tips for jesus and we know the likely identity the -- of jesus. >> from our camera looking across the bay, it is very cold out there this morning with record lows this some places. traffic and weather together next as the morning news outbreak in over a decade. flu before the first sneeze... help protect with a spray. before the first tissue... help defend with a wipe. and help prevent with lysol. to get 10x more protection... and kill 99.9% of germs around the house. this season, help protect your family with lysol. start healthing >> good morning, we have freezing temperatures, sub-freezing temperatures across the bay area with upper 30's on the coast and listennive reports in jeopardy around the bay this morning. we are colder than we were yesterday by 17 degrees in napa. we gained a degree at the airport. it was 36 and now it is 37. we are looking at numbers to continue to drop after sunrise at 7:10. from
KICU
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
million to bring the internet to public classrooms around the country. the non-profit called education superhighway, says without access to the internet, about 40 million opportunities will be left behind. and the group says most schools are connected, but they lack the high speed connectioned that are needed today. >>> a northern california couple has welcomed identical triplets. abby, brin, and laurel were born. what makes them so rare is they were conceived without help from fertility treatments. the chances of nationally occurring identity triplets are between 1 and 1 million, to 1 and 100 million. the girls are expected to go home in a couple of weeks. >>> last night, we told you about a generous mystery tipper. coming up, who may be the man behind tips for jesus. >> laying out the bone chilling temperatures. and when this bay area could bring some snow. >> hey now... she's just gifing out. gif-ing out? cause of all the good stuff she got at kmart. gif-out girl... thursday through saturday - all seasonal blankets and throws are on sale... and members always get more. kmart. get in
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
on how do we educate our kids to really get along with other kids. >> reporter: they are also hiring a full-time compliance officer to make sure the efforts are carried out properly. they point to a 25% reduction in suspensions districtwide in the past few years. 185 students were suspended last year for bullying. the majority in middle school. but while making gains, it's understood bullying cannot be eliminated. >> i don't think you really can fix bullying because it's still going to be like those people who just keep it under the curtain. they don't talk about it. >> reporter: which is why district officials actually like cell phone videos. it makes it much more difficult to hide the ugliness of that exists. in hercules, ann notarangelo, kpix 5. >> the d.a.'s office says it does have this case but since it involves juveniles, it won't comment on whether charges will or will not be filed. >>> other bay area headlines, a man hit and killed by two cars in san mateo has been identified as 58-year-old scott van dyke. police say van dyke was not in a crosswalk when he was hit this morni
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 12:00am PST
on to become a lawyer after a rare education in a white supremacist nation that was explicitly ordered around the oppression and degradation of the black majority of its people. mandela co-founded the youth league of the african national progress dedicated to equal rights and overthrowing the system of apartheid, the racial segregation upon which the republic of south africa had been founded. for this activity, the government armed with a vast secret police branded mandela an enemy of the state. mandela was forced into hiding. in a stunning 1961 broadcast, his first televised interview, the 42-year-old activist spoke with itn's brian woodlake. >> i asked him what it was that the africans really wanted. >> the africans require, want the franchise on the basis of one man, one vote. >> do you see africans being able to develop in this country without the europeans being pushed out? >> we have made it very clear in our policy that south africa is a country of many races. that there's room for all the races in this country. >> mandela emerged from hiding and would be tried for treason. mandela was
FOX
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
for classes to carry on. >> because education is important. the other thing is, we have kids that don't have transportation to get home and rely on city transportation. >> reporter: pg&e says the problem with an underground cable appears to be the spark for this outage, one that happened to fall on one of the coldest days of the year. >> that's been an issue. the fireplace isn't heating up the room, so we're pretty cold. >> reporter: a spokeswoman for pg&e says weather appears to not have played a role in this outage. as for the 140 customers she says hopefully the power will be back on for them by 10:00 tonight. live here in the city of venetia, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the cold weather is set to continue through the weekend, and that is causing major concern for the $2 billion a year citrus industry in california. you can see the icicles there that formed on these citrus trees in fresno county. growers say anything under 28 degrees for more than 45 minutes can damage their fruit. >>> there are also icicles in this walnut orchard in winters. north of vacaville r. the temperature there was 2
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
your public television station to ask for your support. and that sueactions from state education officials. >> woodruff: finally tonight: this year's national book award for fiction went to a novel that re-tells a very familiar story from american history with a thoroughly new twist. jeff is back with that. >> brown: "i was born a colored man and don't you forget it. but i lived as a colored woman for 17 years." the words of kansas-born slave henry or henrietta schackleford who in the novel "the good lord bird" becomes one of the rag-tag followers of the abolitionist john brown and survives to tell of the raid on harper's ferry. this is the third novel by james mcbride. he's also author of the bestselling memoir, "the color of water: a black man's tribute to his white mother." first, congratulations to you. >> thank you very much. >> so the story has been written and written about in nonfiction and fiction. you, what, felt you had something more to tell? >> well, i wanted to tell it in a funny way and i wanted people to, you know, know about them. and i wanted-- i tried to come u
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
children and six educators were shot to death by 20-year- old adam lanza. a judge ordered the audio material released under the state's freedom of information law. the suspected gunman in the deadly shooting at los angeles international airport has made his first court appearance. paul ciancia entered no plea today to charges he killed an airport security officer and wounded three other people last month. he was denied bail. the 23-year-old suspect was wounded by police during the attack. in economic news, a survey of leading corporate chief executives found they're more optimistic and plan to increase hiring. at the same time, growth at service sector companies last month was the weakest since june. the conflicting data left wall street looking for direction. the dow jones industrial average lost almost 25 points to close at 15,889. the nasdaq rose a fraction of a point to close at 4,038. there's word today that the great majority of american silent films are now gone forever. the library of congress reported 70% of the 11,000 feature-length movies have been lost or destroyed. only
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 1:30pm EST
. those who say a demonstration should be concerned with education rather than theater don't understand either and will never organize a successful demonstration. or, for that matter, a successful revolution. publicity includes everything from buttons and leaflets to press conferences. be in touch with the best artist you can locate to design the visual props. posters can be silk screened very cheeply, and -- cheaply, and people can be taught to do it in a short time. buttons have to be purchased. the cheapest are those printed directly on the metal. the paint rubs off after a while, but they're ideal for mass gone straights. you can print 10,000 for about $250. leaflets, like posters, should be well designed. one way of getting publicity is to negotiate with the city for permission. again, this raises political questions about talking to the pigs, but there's no doubt one reason for engaging in permit discussions, publicity. the date, time and place of the to demonstration all have to be chosen with skill. know the projected weather reports. pick a time and day of the week that are con
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
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MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
, i think we suspend a lot of time talking about the weaknesses and failures of our education system. clearly we're in a crisis moment. what i felt wasn't taking place in our pub leg conversation as much as what we're doing right and where there are success stories and there are wonderful success stories all over the country. so the aim and the purpose of the book was really to invite leaders into the class roovps of teachers doing incredible work that are achieving in spite of systemic issues and problems and that are really finding innovative and unique solutions to you beubiquetous problems. >> they all stand out, obviously. >> jason chung is a teacher in philadelphia who is in his fourth year of teaching and he entered the profession. that was his first job and he was told that he would have $100 for his entire annual budget to teach at seven different schools percussion. and his solution was not to climb into bed, pull the covers over his head and not come out. his solution was to go to home depot and boy paint buckets, which he then taught his students to drum only. so he's cre
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